31 January 2016

The soft opening phase comes after the meticulous construction of this Qatari immaculate oceanfront retreat

Simaisma, a Murwab Resort, has today opened its doors to the public, unveiling an exciting new destination for local guests and global travelers visiting Qatar. The property is owned by Simaisma Resort Company W.L.L, and managed by Murwab Hotel Group, Katara Hospitality’s standalone operating arm and home-grown hospitality brand.

“We are delighted to witness the soft opening of Simaisma, a Murwab Resort, which bears testament to our continued commitment to the growth of Qatar’s hospitality landscape,” Chief Executive Officer of Katara Hospitality. “Leveraging our 45 years’ experience in the hospitality industry, our name is synonymous with the development and operation of immaculate properties that surpass international standards in service and aesthetic, with Simaisma being no exception,” he added.

“As a leading owner, developer and operator of iconic hotels across the world, Katara Hospitality has a thorough understanding of our customer portfolio, as well as the market’s strengths and challenges. We are confident that Simaisma, a Murwab Resort, will be an exciting new destination for global travelers visiting Qatar,” said General Manager of Simaisma Resort Company W.L.L.

The coastal resort located in Simaisma city in the north of Qatar, offers a unique and rejuvenating experience for travelers seeking the ultimate hospitality and relaxation experience in an oceanfront oasis. Simaisma Resort features 52 villas, housing 2, 3 and 4 bedrooms, with first in-class luxurious comforts and amenities including fully fitted kitchens designed to satisfy the expectations of the most discerning of tastes. The resort offers an unrivalled mix of recreational and relaxation facilities including a basketball and tennis court, a wellness spa and four exotic restaurants and lounges offering tantalizing menu options.

During its sneak peek phase, guests will enjoy exclusive offers and enticing special packages for their stay at this remarkable retreat. While the resort will only offer two and four-bedroom villas during its soft opening phase, complimenting the four-bedroom villas are private plunge pools and spacious terraces. For guests looking for a relaxed dining experience, Mokha Lounge will be showcasing a variety of pastries from the resort’s culinary experts.

Murwab Hotel Group which was established in 2015 as Katara Hospitality’s operating division represents a collection of independent upscale hotels in Qatar and overseas, with the company having expanded its footprint into Switzerland. “The opening of Simaisma is symbolic of the growth that Murwab Hotel Group is experiencing, as it works towards building on its reputation as a hotel management company that invests in the concept of unique and contemporary Arabic hospitality,” added Mr. Mario Borg D’Anstasi, Corporate Director of Operations at Katara Hospitality. “We look forward to welcoming Qatari families and international guests to this remarkable property which exudes Arabic warmth and eclectic charm,” he concluded.

About Murwab Hotel Group:

Murwab Hotel Group is Katara Hospitality’s standalone operating division which manages an international collection of boutique upscale hotels and brands offering contemporary hospitality steeped in cultural heritage. The Murwab Hotel Group currently manages properties under its three main areas of business: Murwab Hotels, The Bürgenstock Selection as well as a collection of independent non-branded upscale properties.

Murwab Hotels is a contemporary collection of stylish upscale hotels that offer dynamic and engaging hospitality. Murwab Hotels connect with local culture and traditions to offer truly authentic experiences. The Bürgenstock Selection offers first class Swiss hospitality, luxurious facilities and a stylish symbiosis of the traditional and modern. All three establishments under the Bürgenstock Selection offer high standards of exclusive service and distinctive characteristics.

Murwab Hotel Group also manages a series of independent upper mid-scale properties in Qatar. Each property offers an experience defined by local flavour reflected throughout the design and the distinctive scenography.